Bill Gates calls Taiwan's handling of coronavirus 'exemplary'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an interview with Fox News on Sunday (April 5) Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates praised Taiwan's quick response to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a...

Quarantined couple found dead from apparent suicide in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple who had been living under quarantine after visiting Japan were found dead from an apparent suicide late last week, but the coroner found they tested negative for ...

Taiwanese woman 1st foreigner deported for violating S. Korea's quarantine rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman on Sunday (April 5) became the first foreigner to be deported from South Korea for refusing to pay for her mandatory 14-day quarantine. In order to pr...

Taiwanese doctor advises avoiding Qingming travelers for 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises those who went on trips during the Qingming holiday to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days, a Taiwanese doctor ...

Photo of the Day: China's chairman looking ashamed on memorial day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese artist created this illustration portraying China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) as being a remorseful, bloodied butcher on China's national day of mourning...

Doctors warn of spike in coronavirus cases in Taiwan over holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese doctors are warning of a spike in cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) expressed alarm at the large crowds seen...

Taiwan CECC head shows how to disinfect mask with rice cooker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head on Sunday (April 5) demonstrated how to disinfect a used mask with a rice cooker. As surgical face masks are st...

Taiwan reports 10 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 10 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday (April 6), bringing the total to 373. During his da...

Barbra Streisand lauds Taiwan's coronavirus fighting tactics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned American singer and actress Barbra Streisand on Sunday (April 5) praised Taiwan for its handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In a tweet poste...

Taiwan premier says COVID-19 should be called 'Wuhan pneumonia'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When asked for his take on communist China's insistence on not using the place name "Wuhan" when describing the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞...

China decries TAIPEI Act as 'evil'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communist China on Wednesday (April 1) described the newly signed Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) an "evil act.&quo...

Photo of the Day: 'South Park' meme mocks WHO's wayward Aylward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French YouTuber on Saturday (March 28) created a meme based on a "South Park" episode after seeing World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General B...

Taiwan's new coronavirus cases drop to 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 1) announced seven more cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 329. During...

Taiwan one of only 6 countries on Earth where schools are open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey of students posted by a British woman on Facebook found that Taiwan is one of only six countries in the world where schools are still open due to the Wuhan corona...

Masks mandatory on Taiwan trains, intercity buses starting today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Everyone taking trains and inter-city buses in Taiwan should wear masks beginning Wednesday (April 1), while temperature checks are being implemented at train stations, ai...